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Spiny Moth?

Spiny Moth?
Hopkins, Congaree National Park, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
December 17, 2006
Size: 1.5 in
I have never seen anything like this. A colleague suggested that the moth or wasp died and then a fungus invaded creating those appendages. Any input would be welcome.

Moved from Moths.

Another image of cordiceps fungi
on a moth from Duke

Neat find.

See the bottom of this page for similar photos.

That is so cool!

Quite interesting; thanks to both of you.
Reminds me of a flocked Christmas tree. Well, 'tiz the season...

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